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Production Team Lead


Poway, CA, US

Job ID:  39745
Category:  Manufacturing & Operations

The Team Leader will lead an assigned team through the daily activities in the assigned section of the Urethane Department to ensure smooth operations and efficient completion of projects.  Assist with hiring and training of team members.  Oversee scheduling and assignments of the assigned team.  Support Production Manager to conduct performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.


  1. Essential Responsibilities:    List the major position tasks with responsibilities in order of priority.  Also include the approximate percentage of time spent on each component.



% of Time



Daily Activities

  • Ensure the necessary equipment is available and in working order to complete assignments.
  • Lead team in conducting daily safety checks on equipment, including machines, forklift trucks and other specialized assets.
  • Notify manager when any technician is not available for assignment when scheduled.
  • Audit area of assignment to ensure no product or molds are present in an un-documented status.  If identified, immediately attempt to remedy. 
  • If documentation is not recoverable, move suspect items to the Scrap area in Materials Management and notify manager for follow-up.
  • Follow the manager provided work order dashboard report and/or manager’s guidance to delegate and prioritize daily work orders.
  • Attend all safety and job-related training.
  • Assist manager in direction of day-to-day activities of technicians and provide manager input on problem resolution when requested.
  • Keep team members informed about rules, regulations, policies, and objectives.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate work records.
  • Collaborate with the team to identify ways to improve department effectiveness; implement viable ideas.
  • Assist technicians when needed on complex operations and on difficult projects.






 Quality Management System

  • Responsible for compliance to all applicable Quality Systems Management procedures.
  • Create NCR (Non-Compliance Report) for discrepant products, log technician specific errors for retraining or process improvements data tracking.
  • Monitor technician compliance with MN-0330 SWOT System. When an order is complete, deliver to the designated department. 
  • Perform 6-Point inspection and creating inspection report when requested.
  • Notify manager when Project Engineer assistance is required for any missing info or clarification on Work Orders.
  • Pre-inspection on all new design or complex work orders.
  • Log technician waiting, waste, and/or down time hours for employee efficiency tracking.









Supplies and Support

  • Perform job specific techniques and team building skills to complete projects in a timely manner, and the ability to lead or assist technicians.
  • Inform manager when supplies necessary for work order are almost depleted or not available.
  • Verify that outgoing deliveries meet company quality standards, and that all documentation match and have the appropriate signatures.







  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures
  • Attend all required company training
  • Demonstrate commitments to Stratasys Behaviors by leading, acting, and modeling these values.
  • Other Responsibilities as assigned by the department or manager





This description is intended to be only a general outline of major responsibilities.  It is expected that the employee performs these and any other activities which may be assigned, or which may occur in the normal course of work.


III.        Supervision:                                   



Does this position supervise other employees?

                     No                    Yes








What are the supervisory responsibilities?

(Check all that apply)

  Accountable for hiring & discharging decisions

Initiate or recommend salary action

  Accountable for the work performance of the team

  Responsible for training

  Conduct performance appraisals and coach for career development

  Manage department budget




If no, does this position assign and/or check the work of others but without the above responsibilities?     No      Yes


Total direct and indirect supervised by this position:         _____ Direct reports                   5 - 7 Indirect reports




  1. Education Required:             List the minimum educational requirements or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Include required certifications and/or professional credentials. Please indicate years of experience required, in lieu of education (if applicable).


         High School Diploma, or equivalent

         Associate degree in      

         Four Year Degree in ______

         Master’s Degree in      

  Doctoral degree in      





         Other (include certifications and/or professional credentials): 



  Years of experience in lieu of education above (if applicable):







  1. Basic Qualifications: Indicate the years of experience and type of experience required to effectively perform the essential functions and responsibilities of this position.                              



  • Must be Export Control Compliant (ITAR) Yes No
  • 5-7+ years of related work experience
  • Understanding of records, inventories, and other routine documentation used on the production floor/warehouse
  • Must be able to instruct technicians in departmentally specific techniques
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to motivate team to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to remain organized
  • Must be able to lift to 50 pounds at times








Preferred Qualifications:      Indicate the years of experience and type of experience required to effectively perform the essential functions and responsibilities of this position.


  • Bilingual in Vietnamese and/or Spanish language 


  1. Travel Requirements:           Indicate travel requirements and location.



No Travel


Location of travel:


10% of time




25% of time




50% of time









  1. Other Position Requirements:        List other job requirements (Behaviors)


Change Receptivity:   Openness and willingness to change behavior in response to new situations

Customer Orientation: Considers and meets internal and external clients’ or customers’ needs and expectations during product or service development, manufacturing, marketing, delivery, and/or support

Teamwork: Promotes and facilitates coordination and cooperation among peers

Technical/Functional Expertise:  Applies and improves extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment

Results Orientated: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances

Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful

Communications:  Effectively transfers information and express ideas to individuals or groups in oral and written form

Nearest Major Market: San Diego